After travelling to Dhaka earlier this year to view the new Canadian Embassy, Acre Associate John Leroux has written the cover storey for the July issue of Canadian Architect. Congratulations to MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects for this international build.
Ground has been broken: Exciting development for this new project in the core of the city of Saint John. Into the Wild will spring new life into this port city as it explores the panorama of this rocky site. The Acre is pleased to announce that The Urban Farmer will be leading the build of this project.
We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new website. A special thank you to Sam Blue who collaborated with us on the design of our new website. Sam worked his magic to build and script the site – thanks for your creative problem solving throughout the process. One cannot forget good ‘ol Version 1.0 – coded by acre collective member Nicholas Desbiens. Thanks Nick – very kuhl.
No, that is not a typo – Acre Architects Associate, Architect John Leroux has been invited to be a critic tomorrow at BRAC University in Bangladesh for 5th year Architectural students! John happens to be the provincial expert on the topic having written the book: Building New Brunswick: An Architectural History published by Goose Lane Editions, 2008. John is in ‘town’ writing an article for Canadian Architect.
Acre Architects have been selected to featured in the Twenty + Change 03 exhibition and publication for 2011. Twenty + Change 03 curatorial committee was comprised of: Marc Boutin (The Marc Boutin Architectural Collaborative Inc), Renée Daoust (Daoust Lestage Inc), Miyoko Ohtake (Dwell Editor), Larry Wayne Richards ( Professor Emeritus & former Dean in the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Architecture). Thank you the Twenty + Change Directors Heather Dubbledam & Lola Sheppard for their hard work.